Dr. James Guerra, MD

Dr. James Guerra, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. James Guerra, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Naples, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1706 Medical Blvd Ste 201

Naples, FL 34110

Contact Information

(239) 593-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Guerra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Guerra's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Guerra "Dr. James J. Guerra is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He specializes in complex shoulder and knee problems. He is an honors graduate of Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. Guerra completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and performed an additional year of advanced fellowship training in sports medicine at the prestigious American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL with internationally known sports medicine expert, James R. Andrews, MD."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Guerra "OUR MISSION

COLLIER SPORTS MEDICINE AND ORTHOPAEDIC CENTER is dedicated to the care of the musculoskeletal system, specializing in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, shoulder and rotator cuff problems, trauma, and total joint replacements."

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

43  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
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59  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham AL
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guerra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guerra's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guerra to family and friends
159 total reviews (63 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (159)

  • 5
    (137)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Guerra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (63)

Could not have asked for a better experience with my shoulder surgery. Office structure is very well organized. You can tell that the staff sincerely likes working in this environment. Physical therapy associated with the practice downstairs was excellent. Great office management and wonderful...more
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Dr Guerra is one of the few Orthopedic Surgeons who really cares about the patient and not about going under the knife. He provides very clear instruction and I cannot thank him enough.
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Dr Guerra, Your staff and you did a great job on my should replacement. I’m very happy with the out come of my surgery. Thank you, Mike Kingston
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I had a complete reversal shoulder replacement. Dr. Guerra explain the procedure perfectly, I had complete confidence in him. He was professional, and friendly and an excellent surgeon. I did my PT at his facility and in four months I have almost complete mobility and no pain.
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I underwent a total hip replacement recently. Dr. Guerra and Mark Bucci, PA provided excellent care and showed the utmost of professionalism. The entire staff including the physical therapy department were amazing and helpful. Thanks to all of you, I have my life back.
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